Police in Bexley have released an image of a man wanted after an elderly woman had her purse stolen.

The pickpocketing incident happened on Friday (February 2) when the 97-year-old victim was outside the Conservative Club in Bexleyheath.

Police say a man helped the woman into the club and stole her purse.

The purse "contained a substantial amount of cash".

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, image ref 004987.